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Yaya Toure admits Celtic interest

Yaya Toure will speak to Glasgow Celtic head coach Brendan Rodgers in coming days about the possibility of him joining the Scottish champions...

African Football · Nov 12, 2018

WATCH: Africans play pivotal role for Livingston in their draw with Celtic

South African Keaghan Jacobs, Togo’s Steve Lawson and Angolan Dolly Menga played a pivotal role for Livingston on Sunday as they held Scottish Professional Football League leaders Celtic to a goalless draw...

African Football · Nov 12, 2018
African Football · Oct 5, 2018

Stars, Celtic set for provincial derby

Stars suffered their fifth defeat of the season when they were beaten 1-0 at Chippa United on October 3...

African Football · Oct 5, 2018
African Football · Apr 24, 2018

Celtic target return to winning form

Phunya Sele Sele have claimed 22 points from 13 home matches this season, with their last game as hosts bringing a 1-1 draw against AmaZulu in early April...

African Football · Apr 24, 2018
African Football · Mar 9, 2018

Celtic take aim at Richards Bay

Celtic earned their place in the last 16 of the competition thanks to a penalty shootout victory over fellow PSL side SuperSport United on February 11...

African Football · Mar 9, 2018
African Football · Aug 26, 2017

Unforgettable UCL action awaits Coetzee, Ndlovu

South African duo, Rivaldo Coetzee and Dino Ndlovu, are set for an unforgettable UEFA Champions League campaign with Celtic and Qarabag respectively...

African Football · Aug 26, 2017
African Football · Aug 25, 2017

Rivaldo Coetzee set to undergo Celtic medical in SA

Scotland bound Rivaldo Coetzee will undergo his medical on South African soil, with Glasgow Celtic officials to jet into Johannesburg this weekend to have a look at the Bafana Bafana defender...

African Football · Aug 25, 2017
African Football · Jun 5, 2017

Dembele to replace Aubameyang at Dortmund?

Celtic’s Mouss Dembele could be lined up as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Borussia Dortmund...

African Football · Jun 5, 2017
African Football · May 1, 2017

Lennon: Ambrose has proved himself at Hibernian

Scottish Championship side Hibernian have made it clear that they want to retain the services of Efe Ambrose, who is on-loan from Glasgow Celtic...

African Football · May 1, 2017
African Football · Apr 10, 2017

Glasgow Celtic gaffer Rodgers lauds Kolo Toure

Glasgow Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has indicated that veteran central defender Kolo Toure could be offered a new contract...

African Football · Apr 10, 2017
African Football · Feb 28, 2017

Efe Ambrose to be shipped out on emergency loan

Media reports have suggested Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose will be shipped out by Scottish champions Celtic on an emergency loan to Hibernian...

African Football · Feb 28, 2017
African Football · Feb 27, 2017

‘Nice guy’ Efe Ambrose does not have future at Celtic – Manager

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has said Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose does not have a future at the perennial Scottish champions and he will be expected to therefore leave in the summer...

African Football · Feb 27, 2017
African Football · Feb 12, 2017

Onyekuru excited to win for Belgian club after major transfer saga

Nigerian youngster Henry Onyekuru has said he is delighted to be back scoring goals after a winter transfer saga that stopped him from joining Scottish champions Celtic...

African Football · Feb 12, 2017
African Football · Feb 1, 2017

Blackburn Rovers wait for confirmation of Efe Ambrose loan deal

English Championship club Blackburn Rovers have said they are awaiting confirmation by the Football League later today on the transfer of Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose from Celtic...

African Football · Feb 1, 2017
African Football · Jan 31, 2017

Hibernian want frozen-out Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose on loan

Scottish Championship club Hibernian have tabled a late loan bid for Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose, who has fallen out of favour at champions Celtic...

African Football · Jan 31, 2017
African Football · Jan 30, 2017

CONFIRMED:Celtic offer £1m for Henry Onyekuru

AfricanFootball.com can exclusively reveal that perennial Scottish champions Celtic have tabled a million pounds offer for Nigerian youngster Henry Onyekuru...

African Football · Jan 30, 2017
African Football · Jan 27, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Osaze has advised I join Celtic reveals Onyekuru

Nigeria rave-of-the-moment Henry Onyekuru has specially told AfricanFootball...

African Football · Jan 27, 2017
African Football · Jan 26, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Belgian club blocking my transfer cries out new Nigeria star Onyekuru

New Nigerian shooting star in Europe Henry Onyekuru has cried out that his Belgian club AS Eupen are now standing in the way of his transfer to perennial Scottish champions Celtic...

African Football · Jan 26, 2017
African Football · Jan 21, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Celtic table bid for red-hot Nigerian youngster Onyekuru

AfricanFootball.com can exclusively reveal today that perennial Scottish champions Celtic have now tabled an official bid for Nigerian youngster Henry Onyekuru, who has taken the Belgian top league by storm this season...

African Football · Jan 21, 2017
African Football · Dec 2, 2016

Celtic welcome in-form SuperSport

Orlando Pirates will look to claim three Absa Premiership points when they host Highlands Park at Orlando Stadium on 3 December 2016, kick-off at 20h15...

African Football · Dec 2, 2016
African Football · Oct 31, 2016

Kolo Toure backed to make Champions League return

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure could return to Celtic’s team for their Champions League match at Borussia Monchengladbach, with manager Brendan Rodgers giving the player his full backing...

African Football · Oct 31, 2016
African Football · Oct 20, 2016

Rodgers: Toure will bounce back

After Glasgow Celtic lost their UEFA hampions League encounter 2-0 to Borussia Borussia Monchengladbach, manager Brendan Rodgers believes the Cote d’Ivoire defender Kolo Toure will bounce back...

African Football · Oct 20, 2016
African Football · Oct 18, 2016

Kolo Toure is a “big brother” to Celtic star Moussa Dembele

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has played the role of “big brother” for talented striker Moussa Dembele, helping the youngster adapt to life at Glasgow Celtic...

African Football · Oct 18, 2016
African Football · Sep 14, 2016

Barcelona hammer Kolo Toure’s Celtic 7-0

Kolo Toure and his Celtic teammates endured a terrible 90 minutes in the UEFA Champions League at the Nou Camp on Tuesday evening, with Barcelona cruising to a 7-0 win...

African Football · Sep 14, 2016
African Football · Sep 14, 2016

REVEALED: Barcelona own goal shuts out Efe Ambrose at Celtic

Efe Ambrose has been shut of Scottish champions Celtic because the manager wishes to avoid a fans’ backlash against the Nigeria defender after his own goal against Barcelona in a friendly...

African Football · Sep 14, 2016
African Football · Sep 13, 2016

Kolo Toure vital against Barcelona – Celtic legend

Celtic legend Chris Sutton believes Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure will play a vital role in the Scottish side’s match against Barcelona this evening...

African Football · Sep 13, 2016
African Football · Sep 10, 2016

Kolo Toure involved as Celtic thump Rangers 5-1

Ivory Coast international Kolo Toure played 90 minutes for Celtic in a 5-1 win over Rangers in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday...

African Football · Sep 10, 2016
African Football · Aug 25, 2016

Kolo Toure proud to be back in the Champions League

Ivorian defender Kolo Toure says he is proud to be back in the UEFA Champions League and is looking forward to helping Celtic’s youngsters improve...

African Football · Aug 25, 2016
African Football · Aug 5, 2016

John Ogu dares Efe Ambrose for Champions League group spot

John Ogu’s Hapoel Be’er Sheva will battle Celtic, who parade compatriot Efe Ambrose, for a place in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League...

African Football · Aug 5, 2016
African Football · Aug 4, 2016

Kolo Toure makes official Celtic debut

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure made his official debut for Glasgow Celtic on Wednesday night, helping the club reach the final qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League with a 2-1 win over Astana in Glasgow...

African Football · Aug 4, 2016
African Football · Aug 3, 2016

Kolo Toure could make first Celtic start tonight

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure is in line to make his first start for Celtic when they face Astana in a UEFA Champions League preliminary match on Wednesday evening...

African Football · Aug 3, 2016
African Football · Jul 31, 2016

Luis Suarez backs Kolo Toure at Celtic

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has backed Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure to be a success at Scottish club Celtic...

African Football · Jul 31, 2016
African Football · Jul 25, 2016

Celtic manager: Kolo Toure can do well for us

Glasgow Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers believes Kolo Toure will play a big role for the Scottish club after completing a transfer from Liverpool over the weekend...

African Football · Jul 25, 2016
African Football · Jul 24, 2016

Kolo Toure to move to Glasgow Celtic

Ivorian defender Kolo Toure is set to complete a transfer to Glasgow Celtic from Liverpool which will see him link up with former mentor Brendan Rodgers...

African Football · Jul 24, 2016
African Football · Jul 14, 2016

Celtic target Musa Mohammed joins Turkish club in Austria

Celtic target Musa Mohammed has joined Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir for pre-season training in Austria...

African Football · Jul 14, 2016
African Football · Jul 11, 2016

Leverkusen target Efe Ambrose knows Celtic fate this week

Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose will know this week if he will fit into the plans of former Liverpool manager Brendan Rogers at Scottish champions Celtic amid speculations he is wanted by German club Bayer Leverkusen...

African Football · Jul 11, 2016
African Football · Jul 3, 2016

Celtic join chase for Nigeria defender Musa Mohammed

Scottish champions Celtic have joined the chase for Nigeria defender Musa Mohammed, AfricanFootball...

African Football · Jul 3, 2016
African Football · Jun 27, 2016

Efe Ambrose, Celtic off to pre-season tour in Slovenia

Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose has jetted out to Slovenia with Scottish champions Celtic on a four-game tour...

African Football · Jun 27, 2016
African Football · Apr 30, 2016

Abiola Dauda’s strike fails to lift Hearts over Celtic

Nigerian striker Abiola Dauda scored for Hearts, but it wasn’t enough to help them secure a win as they were beaten 3-1 by Celtic in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday...

African Football · Apr 30, 2016
African Football · Jan 22, 2016

Carlton Cole says Celtic treble will eclipse Chelsea exploits

Nigerian-born striker Carlton Cole has said winning a treble with Scottish giants Celtic this season would eclipse the English Premier League title he won with Chelsea in 2005...

African Football · Jan 22, 2016
African Football · Dec 28, 2015

Efe Ambrose laments dropped points versus Oshaniwa’s Hearts

Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose has said Celtic were disappointed to drop two points against the Scottish club of compatriot Juwon Oshaniwa...

African Football · Dec 28, 2015
African Football · Oct 18, 2015

Celtic target Leke James fancies 4 more goals in Norway

Leke James has told AfricanFootball.com his target is to score four more goals to reach his personal target of 15 goals this season...

African Football · Oct 18, 2015
African Football · Oct 16, 2015

Team support restored my confidence – Efe Ambrose

Efe Ambrose has revealed his confidence was restored by the support he received from Celtic after his errors in a UEFA Champions League game against Fenerbahce cost his team two points...

African Football · Oct 16, 2015
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 20 13 3 4 46 14 32 42
2 “Rangers” 21 12 6 3 43 16 27 42
3 Kilmarnock 21 12 5 4 32 20 12 41
4 Aberdeen 21 12 3 6 34 24 10 39
5 Hearts 21 11 3 7 26 26 0 36
6 St Johnstone 20 10 4 6 25 24 1 34
7 Livingston 21 8 6 7 26 19 7 30
8 Hibernian 21 7 8 6 30 22 8 29
9 Motherwell 21 6 3 12 20 33 -13 21
10 Hamilton Academical 21 4 2 15 14 43 -29 14
11 St Mirren 21 3 3 15 15 39 -24 12
12 Dundee 21 2 4 15 15 46 -31 10

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